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Riveting post by black police officer confronts BLM with raw honesty and EVERY American needs to see it

Photo from Facebook profile<p>An African-American police officer from Florida has laid bare his heart in a powerful way.<p>Pundits have been talking …

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The Myths of Black Lives Matter

The movement has won over Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But what if its claims are fiction?<p>Editor’s Note: Originally published Feb. 11, 2016<p>A television ad for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign now airing in South Carolina shows the candidate declaring that “too many encounters with law …

Black Lives Matter

30+ Gifts For Dads That Are Cooler Than Dad Jokes

Let's get real for a second. It's time to show our dads some love. Like, a lot of love. Because if we're <i>really</i> being honest, that one (official) day …

Jokes

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

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The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

10 ways to control pistol muzzle rise like a boss

If you want to truly control your muzzle so it doesn’t move at all, you need to have your entire body involved in the process.<p>Starting from your feet …

You're Not Overtraining, You're Under-Recovering

“Overtraining” is a buzzword that is tossed around the fitness community. It’s the result of pushing your body past its threshold, and it causes …

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Your Friends May Not Actually Be Friends With You

It's safe to assume that if you consider someone your friend, they think of you the same way, right? Not quite. According to a new study published in …

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

What I learned working out for a year

A year ago, I went to a good friend’s wedding. It was astounding. If you ever get the chance to go to my friends Claire and Alan’s wedding, you …

5 Credit Cards You Can Get While You're Still In College

Start building your credit history while in school.<p>Credit card use in college can be both risky and full of opportunities. As young adults with …

Hot Water and Ice Power This Motor Made of Paper

If you’re going to bother tackling a craft project, it might as well do something interesting when you’re done with it. Aliaksei Zholner used his …

We might be repeating the mistakes of the 1999 bubble and crash

The current market environment is looking a whole lot like the 1998-1999 stock market bubble, and the crash of 2000 may not be far behind, said Michael Hartnett of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.<p>"It could simply be 1998/99 all over again. After all, a 'speculative blow-off' in asset prices is one …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Psychology

5 Powerful Exercises You Can Do Today to Become a Happier Person

Increase your long-term happiness with these simple, short-term actions.<p>Happiness. Such a simple word. Such an important word. Happiness matters for everyone, even if what it means varies from person to person. Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency …

If You Have This Gene, Don’t Smoke Weed

The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.<p>According to new research, you don’t sit around in …

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Want to intern at a Wall Street bank? Here's the first thing they'll look for on your résumé

In 2015, Goldman Sachs had 59,000 applicants for roughly 2,900 summer intern positions.<p>So if you're going to drop your résumé in a stack with thousands of others, you want it to look good.<p>We spoke with a former analyst at a bulge-bracket bank who has been through the process both as an applicant …

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

Google Makes $150 Photo Software Suite Free

Today is a great day for those of us who edit photos on a PC or Mac. Google has announced that the entire Nik Collection of image processing tools is now free to download and use.<p>Formerly available at a cost of $150, the suite of seven professional-grade plugins is now available for download …

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Louis C.K.: 'Insane bigot' Donald Trump 'is Hitler'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Add Louis C.K. to the growing list of critics to publicly condemn and compare Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.<p>In a postscript to a Saturday email about the latest episode of his web series "Horace and Pete," the comedian asked fans and readers to "please stop it with voting for Trump."<p>"It was …

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Meet the scientist who is hotwiring the brain to treat depression by kickstarting the ability to feel pleasure

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Inside a fifth-floor lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a 76-year-old neuroscientist is helping to reinvent …

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7 Wrist Exercises and Stretches to Prevent Carpal Tunnel

<i>If you spend the majority of your day at the computer, these wrist exercises and stretches from our friends at PaleoHacks are a must do!</i><p>Wrist, hand and forearm strength are extremely important for racquet sports, as they allow you to play for longer, hit the ball harder and absorb pace without …

Apple confirms OS X update broke Ethernet port on some Macs, here’s how to fix

If Apple hasn’t yet made the Ethernet network port on your Mac obsolete by not including it, as is the case with most Macs sold today, then it may have accidentally broke the port last week in an OS X kernel extension update. Many users complained about the issue online: they had randomly found …

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Researchers discover new glass technology

Imagine if the picture window in your living room could double as a giant thermostat or big screen TV. A discovery by researchers at the University …